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your kind.

I heard some familiar words

in the Braille section

of the public lending library

 

where a blind man

was giving the girl

behind the counter

a good stiff talking-to

 

as it seemed that

the more interesting bits

of Penthouse & Razzle & Beaver Fever

had no dots remaining

 

worn away by thousands

of touchy-feely fingertips;

 

but he wasn’t getting

much joy ploughing

this particular furrow

  & she replied curtly

 

“It was your kind that did the damage, so

You connect the dots,

You pick up the pieces”.

 

“Oh no ! ”

he murmured, turning away,

“not another Laurie Anderson clone”.